Northport Police Hosting Community Meeting

The Northport Police Department will be hosting a police/community meeting Thursday to introduce the new police chief and detective. Christopher Hughes will succeed Chief William Ricca, who is retiring, and Peter Howard is being promoted to detective. Community questions and concerns regarding police issues will Read More …

Northport Blotter: Man Arrested on Drug Charges

An Oak Beach man was arrested by Northport Village police on multiple drug charges. James Gilchrist, 62, was arrested on Feb. 27. While on patrol a police officer noticed a car being operated on Fort Salonga Road with one headlight out. A check found the Read More …

Northport Police: Dumpster, Dog Complaints

Recent reports from the Northport Village Police Department. 02/11/2019 FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH The First Presbyterian Church reported that someone is using the First Presbyterian Dumpster to dump private waste.The complainant requests extra vigilance from this agency. To this point, the waste is not large in Read More …

Northport Police Blotter: Oct. 22-28

Northport Village Police report the following: INCIDENTS: 10/23 LOCUST RD Responded to the above location to maintain the peace while the subject removed her personal belongings. Same accomplished without incident. 10/24 NORTHPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT, MAIN ST The  victim came to police headquarters and stated her Read More …

Northport Officer Honored For Saving Life

Northport Police Officer Gregory Cerar was presented with the American Heart Association’s Life Saver Award at the Crest Hollow County Club. Cerar responded to a call of a male choking at a home in Northport Village last Nov. 14 and found the victim unconscious, not Read More …

Northport Theater Director Accused of Lewd Act, Endangering Child

Northport police arrested Robert J. Miller, 35, Friday night on charges of endangering the welfare of a child and public lewdness.  Miller, who is a technical director with the Northport Community Theater, is also a math teacher at Smithtown West High School. Police gave the Read More …

Northport Police Help Catch Man Wanted on Nassau Warrant

Northport Village police helped catch a man wanted on a Nassau County warrant Tuesday who ran from them after a traffic stop last week on Fort Salonga Road. On July 3, Northport police said, an officer saw Jeffrey Edwards, 25 of  Amityville, driving a  2016 GMC box Read More …

Northport Police Blotter: June 25-July 1

Incidents and arrests reported by the Northport Village Police Department. 06/25/2018 SEA COVE RD BLYDENBURGH CT Location-Bus. Name: Incident occurred on June 25, 2018 at 0735 hours. Responded to the incident location for a report of construction noise before 0800 hours. Upon arrival, the undersigned Read More …